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Florida Girl Heading to MIT at 15

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Jennifer Tilton is not yet old enough to
drive, but this fall she'll begin her first year at MIT.

The 15-year-old Jupiter girl is graduating as the valedictorian
of Suncoast Community High School this spring, at an age when most kids are finishing their freshmen year.

Tilton achieved perfect scores on the math and physics SAT, and
already has so many college credits that she would be a second semester junior if she enrolled at the University of Florida
this fall.

The teen acknowledges her situation is a bit unusual, but says
she has no regrets about skipping grades and is a normal teenager -
wearing flip flops to school and carrying an iPhone everywhere.

Oh yes, and coming up with an equation for the average value of
happiness at lunch.


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